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Libra's co-founder: 'There is a chance' the cryptocurency could present systemic risk

David Marcus, the head of Facebook's project to build its own cryptocurrency, told Yahoo Finance that it would take a . “long time” for Libra to present systemic risk.

David Marcus, the head of Facebook's project to build its own cryptocurrency, told Yahoo Finance that it would take a . “long time” for Libra to present systemic risk.

Behind Binance’s 20+ news announcements in H2 2019 lies a deep ambition to regain lost markets and snatch a new one

Binance has kept the cryptocurrency industry on its toes with a flurry of announcements this year.  Based on rough math, the cryptocurrency exchange has made more than 20 announcements of new offerings and strategic developments during the second half of the year, making a headline almost every 10 days. The post Behind Binance's 20+ news announcements in H2 2019 lies a deep ambition to regain lost markets and snatch a new one appeared first on The Block.

Binance has kept the cryptocurrency industry on its toes with a flurry of announcements this year.  Based on rough math, the cryptocurrency exchange has made more than 20 announcements of new offerings and strategic developments during the second half of the year, making a headline almost every 10 days. The post Behind Binance's 20+ news announcements in H2 2019 lies a deep ambition to regain lost markets and snatch a new one appeared first on The Block.

SEC Promotes Teacher Investment Outreach

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced several teacher investment outreach efforts in connection with its Teachers Initiative.  These initiatives include the launch of a podcast series for public school educators, nationwide…

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced several teacher investment outreach efforts in connection with its Teachers Initiative.  These initiatives include the launch of a podcast series for public school educators, nationwide…

Satoshi, bitcoin’s smallest unit, is now added to Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), published by the Oxford University Press, has officially added the word “Satoshi” to its database. The decision was made as part of a quarterly update this month.The post Satoshi, bitcoin's smallest unit, is now added to Oxford English Dictionary appeared first on The Block.

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), published by the Oxford University Press, has officially added the word “Satoshi” to its database. The decision was made as part of a quarterly update this month.The post Satoshi, bitcoin's smallest unit, is now added to Oxford English Dictionary appeared first on The Block.

DevCon 5: A success, somehow

So, er, some people might have you think that Ethereum’s Devcon is short for Developer Confidence Game, but no, sadly, disappointingly, I can reveal it is just a Developer Conference. The post DevCon 5: A success, somehow appeared first on The Block.

So, er, some people might have you think that Ethereum’s Devcon is short for Developer Confidence Game, but no, sadly, disappointingly, I can reveal it is just a Developer Conference. The post DevCon 5: A success, somehow appeared first on The Block.

Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 14/10/19

Ripple’s XRP makes an early move, as a late recovery continues into this morning. Avoiding a pullback in the late morning would support further gains.

Ripple’s XRP makes an early move, as a late recovery continues into this morning. Avoiding a pullback in the late morning would support further gains.

SEC, FinCEN and CFTC issue rare 3-party joint statement on digital assets

Three of the most important financial regulatory bodies in the US — the SEC, FinCEN and the CFTC — issued a rare 3-party joint statement on Friday regarding digital assets.The post SEC, FinCEN and CFTC issue rare 3-party joint statement on digital assets appeared first on The Block.

Three of the most important financial regulatory bodies in the US — the SEC, FinCEN and the CFTC — issued a rare 3-party joint statement on Friday regarding digital assets.The post SEC, FinCEN and CFTC issue rare 3-party joint statement on digital assets appeared first on The Block.